Roman cities of Algeria and GhardaIa
(Algiers-Cherchell-Tipaza-Ghardaïa- Constantine - Tiddis - Medracen - Lambaesis - Timgad - Batna - Djemila - Sétif - Béjaïa)
13 Days / 12 Nights
Roman cities of Algeria and Ghardaia
Travel with Algeria Dmc and let yourself be surprised by the riches of the Roman cities of Algeria, with exceptional archaelogical sites recognized by Unesco, which has classified them as world heritage of humanity.
Day 1 : Algiers
We will start with the heights of the city to discover the monument Makam Echahid. Then depending on the arrival we will have a panoramic tour to see more of Algiers.
Day 2 : Algiers
Today we will visit the city, to see remarkable buildings, emblematic of the architectural styles.
Lunch, and city tour starting in the famous Grande Poste and the national theater. Then we will go to the wilaya (the prefecture of Algiers) and the Galeries de France, converted into a museum of modern art.
We will finish with the visit of the basilica Notre Dame d’Afrique on the heights of Algiers. Dinner in a Casbah Palace.
Day 3 : Algiers-Cherchell-Tipaza-Algiers
Direction Cherchell, the Roman Caesarea for visit of the National Cherchell Museum.
Continuing with the magical Tipaza, and its archaeological remains overlooking the turquoise waters.
On the way back to Algiers visit the tomb of Mauretania commonly known as the Tomb of the Christian woman.
Day 4 : Flight Algiers to Ghardaïa
In the morning, we will visit the Casbah starting with the Dey Palace and the centenary house. Then we will meet a cabinetmaker. Afther that we will go to the Sidi Ramdane mosque, and the Bir Chebana fountain.
Then we will continue with the Palace of Princess Khedaoudj and the Mustapha Pasha Palace. We will also go to the Calligraphy Museum.
After a lunch at the Casbah, we will discover the National Museum of Antiquity and Islamic Arts. Finnishing with the Bardo Museum.
Flight from Algiers to Ghardaïa and transfer to the Palm grove of Béni Isguen. Installation in a guest house.
Day 05 : Ghardaïa-The Pentapole
Visit of the Ghardaïa Market and the irrigation system, fantastic by its efficiency.
Lunch in Ghardaïa
Afternoon visit the city of Beni-Isguen and its auction market and the Boulila Tour.
Dinner at the Palmeraie.
Day 06: Flight Ghardaïa - Constantine
In the morning we will visit in Ghardaïa El Atteuf, (first city built in the M’zab valley) classified by the Unesco.
Lunch in Ghardaïa
Afternoon: transfer to Ghardaia’s airport for flight to Constantine.
Day 7: Constantine (Cirta) - Tiddis
In the morningwe will visit Tiddis, the antique roman ruins and its museum.
We will return to Constantine for lunch.
And in the afternoon we will go to the museum of Cirta, perched above the Rhumel gorges.
We will discover the famous suspended bridges of Constantine. And its Roman aqueduct still standing and visible in the city center.
Then, we will visit the museum of constantine, the Bey Palace, and the Emir Abdelkader Mosque.
Day 8: Constantine- Medracen - Lambeasis - Timgad - Batna
Early departure for Batna, through the region of Chotts and its salt lakes, in the way we will visit the Medracen,
Continuation to Timgad to have lunch.
In the afternoon we will visit the roman city of Timgad,
And we will take the road to Batna.
Day 9: Batna - Djemila - Sétif
Early departure towards Sétif, for arrival in Djemila.
We will explore this roman city classified by Unesco.
After this amazing visit, we will return to Constantine.
Day 10: Sétif - Béjaïa
Today we will head towards Béjaïa and arrive at the end of the morning.
In the afternoon we will visit to the old town and enjoy its seafront.
Day 11: Béjaïa
We will start visiting the Pic des Singes and the Cap Carbon.
It’s an absolutely breathtaking site to enjoy a wonderful scenery and maybe make friends with a monkey.
We will continue with the visit of the old Casbah and the famous place Gueydon, that offers an overview of the city.
Day 12: Béjaïa – Algiers
Today we will return to Algiers.
In the afternoon we will enjoy a walk in the garden “Jardin d’Essai”.Followed by the visit of the Fine Arts museum.
Day 13: Return flight
For our final day we will have free time until airport transfer for return flight.
- The circuit can present some modification depending on the airline schedules.
- This tour in Algeria is confirmed from 08 people, and for maximum 20 people.
- All our tours can be modified and privatized at the request of the customers.
- Possibility to extend your stay in Algiers or to combine it with another tour.
Strengths of this circuit Roman cities of Algeria and The Oasis of Ghardaia :
This visit will fascinate lovers of Roman history in Algeria.
This archaeological trip to Algeria, will make you discover the different Roman cities. Such as Cerchell, ancient capital of the kingdom of Mauretania.
The ancient port of Tipaza with its incredible ruins, classified by Unesco and which overlooks the Mediterranean.
Continuation with the oasis of Gardaia in the south of Algeria, which is the capital of M’Zab. UNESCO has classified its remarkable thousand-year-old irrigation system as a cultural heritage.
Constantine and its suspension bridges, with the Roman city of Tiddis, which is a Roman military city built to protect the ancient Cirta.
One of the most important Roman site in Algeria, with Timgad listed by Unesco with its breathtaking ruins and its famous Arch of Trajan overlooking the Mediterranean.
Not to mention the Roman city of Djemila, formerly Cuicul, where the most preserved Roman ruins in North Africa are located, also classified by Unesco.
Prices and notes :
Price per person of this circuit Roman cities of Algeria and The Oasis of Ghardaia includes:
- Reception and assistance at the airport.
- Assistance + Airport / hotel transfers round trip
- 04 nights in a 3 * hotel in Algiers
- Flight from Algiers to Ghardaïa
- 02 nights in a guest house in Ghardaïa
- Flight from Ghardaïa to Constantine
- 03 nights in a 3 * hotel in Constantine
- 01 night in a 3 * hotel in Batna
- 02 nights in a 3 * hotel in Béjaïa
- Full board
- 4×4 vehicle + English speaking driver
- Permanent logistics guides.
- English, French or Spanish speaking guides
- Entries to the sites included
- Algeria DMC will provide you with all the necessary documents for your visa application
Price per person of this circuit Roman cities of Algeria and The Oasis of Ghardaia does not includes:
- International flight
- Multi-risk cancellation and repatriation insurance
- Drinks, extras and personal expenses
- Visa fees